Nordic M&A News
July 6, 2018

- Denmark -

Waterland acquires the majority of Helgstrand Dressage (Press Release)

Waterland Private Equity has acquired the majority of Helgstrand Dressage, one of the world's leading equestrian sports companies with modern sales and training centers in Aalborg, Denmark, and Wellington US. Helgstrand Dressage employs more than 70 people and has reported sales of more than EUR 50m in 35+ countries last fiscal year, which corresponds to more than 30% growth compared to the year before. 

The Danish companies Temingo and Msec merges (Computerworld)

The two Danish cloud companies Timengo and Msec merges into TimengoMsec. According to the companies, the merger is valued at DKK 100m and is a result of a strong two-year partnership. The companies specialize in cloud services from Microsoft and following the merger, TimengoMsec will consist of approx. 50 employees. 

Renault and Nissan to discuss a possible merger (Borsen)

According to Bloomberg News, Renault and Nissan will discuss a possible merger within the next two years. Currently, Renault owns 43 percent of Nissan, while Nissan owns 15 percent of Renault. Furthermore, the companies both have Carlos Ghosn as a board member. 

- Sweden -

Combitech acquires Watchcom (Realtid)

Combitech strengthens its position in data security in the Nordics by acquiring the Norwegian company Watchcom. Watchcom is one of Norway's leading knowledge companies in cyber and information security, which is also the company behind one of the largest security events in the Nordic Region, Paranoia. 

- Norway -

Nomo acquires Rotek (Metalsupply)

Nomo strengthens its position in the Nordics through the acquisition of the Norwegian warehouse and transmission specialist Rotek AS. Last year, Rotek reported sales of EUR 2.4m and has since 1989 developed strong relationships with both customers and suppliers. 

Marine Harvest completes acquisition of Northern Harvest (Globenewswire)

Marine Harvest has announced that the acquisition of Northern Harvest has been completed, According to Pareto Securities, the seafood company has a volume potential of 50k-70k tonnes of salmon in Canada.

Prepared by Morten Loft Sørensen